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Disclaimer, Privacy & Cookie Policy

By visiting this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy which may be amended from time to time. If you use this website after I have published such changes, you will be agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by this policy at any time, you should not use the Website.

This policy is effective from 19th February 2007, updated on 1st Janurary 2017.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Tim Trott and whilst I endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will I be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of myself. I have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, I take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond my control.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how I use and protect any information that you give me when you use this website.

Your privacy is important to me. I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected whilst using this website. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What information is collected?

I may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, approximate geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed)
  • Any other information that you choose to send to me

How I use this information

I may use your personal information to:

  • Administer the website
  • Analyse usage, popular pages and content
  • Deal with enquiries made by you relating to the content of this website.

I will not without your express consent provide your ANY personal information to any third parties unless required to do so by law or other regulation.


A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computers hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

This site does not activly use cookies, however we do use third party services such as Goodle Adsense and Google Analytics to serve content and provide analytical data. These third parties may set cookies.


To passively use our site, I do not need your e-mail address.

Any email address you provide in contact or feedback forms may be checked against the gravatar website to enable avatar graphics to be displayed. The information is sent in a secure and encrypted format and is not readable by third parties. If you do not wish this to occur then please do not supply your email address when leaving comments. Under no circumstances will an email address you provide be published on this site.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website, therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law. With the exception of gravatar support (detailed above) your email address will not be supplied to any third party and will never be used for the purposes of marketing, research, newsletters, subscriptions or any other kind of unsolicited email.

Copyright Notice

The contents of these pages are copyright © Tim Trott 2005 - 2017. All rights reserved.

You may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from this web site for your own personal use. You may also recopy downloaded extracts to others provided you do not do so for profit and you clearly link back to the original page.

Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this web site may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other web site, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other). For the avoidance of doubt, framing of this site or any part of it is not permitted without my express permission.

Unless otherwise stated, all photographs are Copyright Tim Trott. You may not copy, distribute, reproduce, distribute on any other website or electronic communication without my express consent.

Notwithstanding the above, caching of this site is permitted by an information service provider acting in the normal course of its business as provided for in the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002. Any enquiries should be directed to the Webmaster.